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Lysimachia vittiformis Chen et C. M. Hu


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, glabrous, erect, to 40 cm tall. Stems usually numerous, terete or weakly angular, shortly branched, copiously minutely glandular at apex. Leaves spirally arranged; petiole 2--3 mm; leaf blade linear, 30--85 X 2.5--6 mm, papery, tapering to both ends, margin narrowly revolute, apex often falcate; midvein raised abaxially, slightly impressed adaxially; veinlets obscure. Pedicel filiform, 1--2 cm, elongating to 3 cm in fruit. Flowers solitary, axillary. Calyx lobes ovate, ca. 1.5 mm, glandular on margin and inside, apex acuminate. Corolla yellow, 5--6 mm, deeply parted; lobes nearly linear, 4--5 X ca. 1.5 mm, apex obtuse. Filaments connate basally into a ca. 0.4 mm high ring, fused with corolla, free parts ca. 0.5 mm; anthers ca. 3.2 mm, basifixed, opening by apical pores. Style ca. 4 mm. Capsule globose, ca. 3 mm in diam. Fl. May.

* Shaded areas on mountain slopes. NW Guangxi (Tianlin Xian).


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